DeAndre Wills is a talented prospect from Alabama who is part of an impressive group of defensive line signees in the Huskers' 2014 recruiting class. Wills was one of the final players to join the NU class, committing to NU just before Signing Day. The 6-3, 250-pound Wills was a standout for Coach Kris Herron at Central of Clay County High School in Lineville, Ala. Wills' play as a senior helped his team to a 10-4 record and a trip to the quarterfinals of the Alabama Class 4A state playoffs. Wills was a two-way standout, registering 37 tackles and nine sacks from his defensive end position, while also grabbing nine touchdown receptions as a tight end. Wills also had an impressive performance as a junior, helping his team to a 10-2 record and a berth in the state playoffs. Wills' play gained him attention from college recruiters, and he was named to the AlabamaVarsity.com all-state honorable-mention list before his senior season. Wills is regarded as one of the top 50 overall prospects in Alabama according to the 247 Sports composite rankings, and he is among the top 80 defensive end prospects in the nation. Wills also had offers from Clemson and Ole Miss. He was born on Oct. 21, 1994, and is the son of Angelia Simmions. His grandmother is Marie Simmions.


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